Agent Name

6-Methyl-2,4-heptanedione

CAS Number

3002-23-1

Formula

C8-H14-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Isovalerylacetone; 2,4-Heptanedione, 6-methyl-; 6-Methylheptane-2,4-dione; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatic Ketones, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2-Undecanone."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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